Verizon Wireless RF Engineer in Aurora, Colorado
What you’ll be doing...
Our Network Engineering team keeps us ahead of the competition. You will proactively provide support for overall network performance as a member of the RF Design Team. You will be responsible for the design and optimization of sites in a geographic area. You’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.
Work with Capacity and System Performance to identify and kick off new search areas for cell sites, and walk candidate locations, approve site locations and create RF site designs.
Identify and design capacity solutions including new sites, carrier adds, and optimization projects. Release designs and support them through the project lifecycle including: design, drawing reviews, EME analysis, and regulatory submissions (FCC and EME).
Proactively look for areas to improve overall network performance, and provide technical leadership through analysis, troubleshooting and training of market and regional engineers as needed.
Coordinate with various groups including Capacity, SP Engineering, and Operations, etc. to design and successfully deploy network improvement solutions.
Prioritize multiple high-visibility projects and drive decisions and resolutions for unique problems that may not have existing/complete solutions.
Optimize LTE and RAN Networks using traditional and innovative means.
Review all aspects of job functions and recommend new procedures, programs, or test tools to enable greater job productivity.
Interface with PM, real estate, construction, switch/field operations, engineering, sales, marketing, finance and regulatory to ensure that our network quality and financial objectives are met.
Continuously improve the performance of voice and data wireless networks.
Take ownership of projects and identify new processes to improve efficiencies and optimize network performance. Prioritize high visibility projects to meet regional build plan goals and manage projects independently.
Take ownership of issues and drive them to resolution.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
Knowledge of LTE including VoLTE and RAN Networks.
Ability to lift 40lbs.
Valid driver's license.
Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science; Master’s degree a plus.
Knowledge of LTE System Design and Optimization.
Knowledge of 3GPP LTE standards including VoLTE.
Experience working in Atoll propagation tool.
Experience with EME analysis tools such as RoofMaster.
Knowledge of mapping software such as MapInfo, ArcGIS, and Topo.
Strong statistical and analytical abilities.
Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and efficiently.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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